Squirrel causes power outage in Sanford - WNEM TV 5

Squirrel causes power outage in Sanford

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SANFORD, MI (WNEM) -

More than 2,000 customers are without power in the Sanford area in Midland County.

The power went out during the morning on Saturday, May 30.

A Consumers Energy spokesman says the outage was caused by a squirrel at the Sanford Dam substation that made contact with electrical equipment.

Crews are working to restore power. Consumers Energy expects to have the lights back on by 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

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